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Value Driven Outcomes – allowing the cabins to talk to one another so the boat sails smoothly

By Sarin KC
Category : Others

Background Recently the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) held the Leadership Development Programme (LDP) with primary focus on advancing universal health coverage (UHC) through the use of HTA. And Prof Kishore Mahbubani, who is the Senior Advisor (University & Global Relations) and Professor in the […]

iDSI & India tighten the knot with an HTA workshop and masala dosa!

By Sarin KC
Category : Others

A team of researchers at Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, India have been conducting cost-of-illness studies on childhood diarrhoea (rotavirus) and enteric fever (typhoid). And HITAP, through the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) network, have been providing technical support to the team since August 2018. To scale up this support and to add an […]

The Philippines HTA Unit STEP visits HITAP

By Geovin Dexter Uy and Bernadette Joy Almirol
Category : Others

Coming to Thailand with utmost excitement in receiving first-hand mentorship from senior HTA researchers from Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP) was truly fulfilling. We were not only taught on enhancing our skills in performing economic evaluation and budget impact analysis, but also received training on evidence translation. Although the three of us only […]

Deepening a newly formalized collaboration between Kenya’s Ministry of Health and Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health

By Avnee Patel
Category : Hot Topics, Learning, Research in Focus, Training

Kenya’s President, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta has committed his government to attaining the “Big Four” agenda on 1) Food security, 2) Affordable housing, 3) Manufacturing, and 4) affordable healthcare for all by 2022. This agenda is linked to Kenya’s Vision 2030 which sought to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030 as part of the […]

Guest Blog: Reflections from the Training in Singapore and Updates on Philippines HTA

By Dana Bayani
Category : Hot Topics, Learning, Research in Focus, Training

Last January, I had an opportunity to attend a training and symposium entitled ‘Health Technology Assessment: selecting the highest value care’ organized by the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore (NUS), and the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP). It was a packed three days of learning and relearning […]

Guest Blog: Opportunities and Learning Economic Evaluation in Thailand

Category : Hot Topics, In-Country Experience, Others, Research in Focus

It was quite an experience this time for it was both hectic and enriching. Pempa and I (Deepika Adhikari) are researchers from Bhutan and we were recently in Thailand for training and simultaneously attended the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) too. We are grateful to the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP) for providing […]


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